08/10/2012

Officer kills man struggling for TASER in Phila.

Police say the suspect grabbed the officer's baton from his belt and tried to grab his TASER

By Robert Moran
The Philadelphia Inquirer

PHILADELPHIA — A Philadelphia officer fatally shot a man Thursday evening during what police said was a violent struggle in a West Philadelphia alleyway.

At 6:26 p.m., an 18th District patrol car pulled over a tan Ford at 56th Street and Walton Avenue for a traffic stop, said Lt. Ray Evers, a police spokesman.

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